Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 40 games

Once again, with the pressure off in a game they are not expected to win, the Baggies produced another excellent performance to the frustration of fans and manager alike. Despite the three points, they remain seven points off the play-offs, although they have moved up one place to 11th, with just six games remaining. Their points tally of 57 points…

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Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 39 games

In what was one of the worst games of professional football I have had the misfortune of watching, Albion’s faint hopes of a play-off spot were finally extinguished as they were beaten 1-0 by a Birmingham City side that were just as bad as the Baggies. The difference between the sides was that referee, Dean Whitestone, spotted Townsend’s hand ball…

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Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 37 games

I’m not quite ready to re-introduce the “promotion challenge” moniker just yet, but if Albion can repeat that level of performance in every game remaining this season, the top six is within reach. However, they are still nine points worse off than any other second tier Albion side this century, and have scored four fewer goals than even Megson’s goal…

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Albion’s Second Tier Season Comparison – 36 games

A point from a dramatic comeback against Huddersfield Town finally brings up the half century of points for the Baggies, a tally they reached after just 23 games in their previous Championship season. I suggested in my match preview that Albion could probably only afford to drop seven points from their remaining eleven games if they were to secure a…

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